Football Crossword: Euro 2016 – The Road to France

To celebrate this weekend’s latest round of Euro 2016 qualifiers, we’ve dedicated this week’s crossword to the Euros. So if you think you know your Slovenias and your Slovakias, come with us on another puzzle adventure!

 

Clues Across

7 Midfielder (ruled out of the Wales game through injury) who struck twice in Belgium’s recent 4-3 win in France (8)

8 Albania captain, Lorik (4)

9 Mr Forssell, well-known Finland striker (6)

10 Baltic nation thumped 6-0 in Amsterdam back in November (6)

11 Park where Gibraltar scored their first competitive goal in a 6-1 loss to Scotland in March (7)

13 _ Bento, he led Portugal to the Euro 2012 semi-finals (5)

15 Champions who suffered their first qualifying defeat in 8 years against Slovakia in October (5)

17 Venue for Friday’s crunch clash between Wales and Belgium (7)

20 Raul, Spain defender (6)

21 Nationality of Jerome Boateng (6)

23 The Adrian who netted 6 goals during Switzerland’s Euro 1992 qualifying campaign (4)

24 For whom Turkey’s Arda Turan plays his club football (8)

 

 

Clues Down

1 Montenegro’s Mirko Vucinic played most of his senior career in this European league (5,1)

2 Which defender scored in Spain’s 4-0 defeat of Italy in the Euro 2012 Final? (4)

3 Richard Moller _ , he guided Denmark to glory in Euro 1992 (7)

4 One of the host cities for Euro 2016 – home to Stade Pierre-Mauroy (5)

5 The Tartan Army’s team (8)

6 Surname of the Republic of Ireland’s manager (6)

12 _ Senderos, Switzerland defender (8)

14 France centre-back and Euro 2016 hopeful – a big-money capture by Man City last summer (7)

16 Co-hosts of Euro 2012 who shocked Germany 2-0 in October (6)

18 Euro 2016 host nation (6)

19 Mr Simonsen, former Faroe Islands and Luxembourg coach (5)

22 _ Ziegler, Swiss player who was sent-off in a Euro 2012 qualifier against Wales in 2011 (4)

 

Created by Aleric Linden

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